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Dutch Sustainability Impact Luncheon Monthly Networking Event

23 April, 2024 11:30 AM-02:00 PM

We are pleased to announce our first joint lunch event with the Dutch Sustainability Group (DSG).

During this NBC Luncheon event, leading Dutch companies will present their tangible Sustainability contributions demonstrating country, sector and local impact.

After the presentations, you are invited to join us for a complimentary lunch and networking.

The Dutch Sustainability Group is an initiative by a group of companies that all have its origins in the Netherlands, a country famous for its innovation power and know-how on Sustainability. Its members all consider Sustainability of paramount importance for their businesses.

The group is formed under the umbrella of the Netherlands Business Council and supported by the Embassy and Consulate-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and is a first of a kind country initiative. It brings together expertise from a wide variety of sectors to deliver sustainability projects in the UAE.

Tentative Agenda:

11.30 Registration 

12.00 Opening by Tanneke Egbers, Executive Director at Netherlands Business Council UAE 

12.05 Welcome and introduction by DSG Chair Sebastian Frederiks

12.15 Presentation: UAE Scenario Sketch - Malek Al-Chalabi, Senior Advisor at Shell 

12.40 Presentation: Sector Impact - Gregory Lefebvre, General Manager Middle-East at Signify 

13.00 Presentation: Local Impact - Sebastian Frederiks, Country Head at ING Wholesale Banking Middle-East

13.10 Presentation: Local Impact - Rob van den Boomen, Managing Director at Witteveen+Bos Middle East

13.20 Q&A Panel 

13.30 Lunch & Networking

14.00 End

Date: Tuesday 23 April
Time: 11.30 AM - 2.00 PM
Venue: Waldorf Astoria DIFC Dubai
Fee: Members FOC

Due to limited capacity, we kindly request you to register your attendance and reserve your spot. Please register online or send RSVP to office@nlbcuae.com before 19 April. Once your attendance is confirmed, you will receive a seperate confirmation email.


Location: Waldorf Astoria DIFC

Please be advised that photos, video and audio footage will be taken at this event. By entering the event premises, you give consent to the Netherlands Business Council UAE to photograph and video record your presence at the event, and its subsequent release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, promotional purposes, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by the Netherlands Business Council UAE and its partners. You release the Netherlands Business Council UAE, its employees, and every person involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of interviews, photographs, video and audio recordings. By entering the event premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any use, exhibition, streaming, web-casting, televising, or other publication of these materials. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by the Netherlands Business Council UAE or the person or entity designated to do so by the Netherlands Business Council UAE.